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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SPECIAL EVENTSDELTA BLOOD BANK
Annual one-day blood drive presented by Delta Blood Bank, Univision Channel 19 and the Three Amigos Auto Center.
DATE: Aug. 17
NEEDED: Bilingual (Spanish and English) adult volunteers to assist the staff with translation services from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. People-friendly volunteers, 16 and older, also are needed to greet, direct and serve refreshments between 6 and 8:30 a.m. Flexible four-hour volunteer shifts are available for both positions. Additional mobile blood drives and ongoing volunteer staffing opportunities also are available at all 13 donor centers in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne counties. Visit www.deltabloodbank.org
ONGOING VOLUNTEER POSITIONSAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DISCOVERY SHOP Volunteers 14 and older, to sort, price, and steam merchandise, set up displays and operate cash register.
A commitment of four hours per week is requested, and flexible day and evening shifts are available. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and 12 to 5 p.m. Sundays.
PARENT RESOURCE CENTER Volunteers 18 years and older to mentor teen and young adult parents, co-facilitate parenting groups or train to become a labor and delivery coach. Labor and delivery volunteers provide in-home and in-hospital support to pregnant teens and young women. This includes prenatal and parenting education classes and nursing assessments; parent mentors provide emotional and educational support to at-risk young mothers; and co-facilitators assist parents during weekly group meetings. Mentoring Youth program (MY) provides mentoring to a girl in juvenile hall.
A volunteer orientation and 11-week training course is scheduled Tuesday evenings Sept. 4 through Nov. 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Volunteers must complete an application process and training, provide a current tuberculosis test, and pass a fingerprint background check.
RIVERBANK RAIDERS: Volunteers 18 and older, to coach and condition young football players or cheerleaders. Youth volunteers, 15 to 17, also are needed to assist coaches. Adult volunteers with a First Responder Certificate are needed to act as a field medic-first responder for injured players at practices and home games. Practices are held weekday evenings from 6 to 8 depending upon the level coached; through Nov. 24 at Castleberg Park in Riverbank. Home games take place at Riverbank High School, Prescott Middle School and Riverbank Sports Complex.
Although a good understanding of the game or cheering experience is valued, it is not necessary. Adult volunteers must pass a background check.
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS Friendly pets and their humans, 18 and older, are needed to visit seniors in convalescent hospitals and care facilities through the SPCA Pet Outreach Program. Children are also welcome if supervised by parent. Volunteers accompany their pets as they socialize with residents in facilities throughout the community. Pets need to be friendly and like to be handled. Visits are made the first and second Saturday morning and the third Wednesday morning of each month.